So you’re working from home, but you’re still stressed out? Your commute has disappeared and in theory you should have more time, in practice juggling is harder than ever. It’s hard to stay focused. You’re working longer hours. Colleagues are irritating you and they’re not even in the same room. Your short fuse extends to your family and friends. What’s going on? You might be experiencing burnout. Here are 10 things you need to know about burnout.
This week food writer and activist Jack Monroe asked “What does burnout look like?”. It’s a brave question, one that we’re sometimes afraid to ask out loud. At Koru we’ve recently seen an increase in burnout for our clients. With the addition of a global pandemic on top of every day pressures, it’s hardly surprising. We’re all feeling more stressed.
When you feel like you’re running to stand still it’s easy to fall into the trap of doing more to clear the decks. Working longer hours is detrimental to your health and your performance. What if there was another way? One rooted in data? Here’s how to succeed without burning out.